April 15, 2016

Doctor-Assisted Dying Bill Restricted to Adults Facing ‘Foreseeable’ Death

(Canadian Broadcasting Co.) – Doctor-assisted death will be restricted to mentally competent adults who have serious and incurable illness, disease or disability under new legislation tabled in Parliament today. The long-awaited bill also sets out safeguards to protect vulnerable Canadians, but … Read More

April 14, 2016

Canadian Prime Minister Seeks to Legalize Physician-Assisted Suicide

(New York Times) – The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize physician-assisted suicide for Canadians with serious medical conditions. The proposed law limits physician-assisted suicides to Canadians and residents, who are eligible to participate … Read More

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